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Calling Papers for WILDLANKA

JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SRI LANKA

 

(WILDLANKA)

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

Wildlanka is a peer reviewed scientific journal publishing four issues per annum, by the Department of wildlife conservation. Papers are invited for the no.1 and no.2 of  the volume 5, from the research community in all fields of wildlife conservation and ecology. All papers will be reviewed by three expert referees prior to acceptance. The results should not have been presented elsewhere.


OBJECTIVES

  • Promote wildlife research.
  • Disseminate research findings in collaboration with other relevant institutions.
  • Stimulate interactions among wildlife professionals, scientists, academics and other interested parties.

 

SUBJECTS
Papers should be in any field related to wildlife.

 

LANGUAGE

 English

 

ONLINE SUBMISSION

Authors are required to create an author account in  http://journals.dwc.gov.lk/index.php/wildlanka/index open journal system of the WILDLANKA. However, email submissions are also accepted.

 

ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDANCE

 R.M.R. Nilanthi Rajapakse

Chief Editor, WILDLANKA Journal

Department of Wildlife Conservation

No. 811/A, Jayanthipura Road,

Battramulla,

Sri Lanka.

 

Telephone: 94-11-2888585

                    (071-4877303)
Fax:            94-11-2883355
Email:        
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  INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS

 

1.       Papers should be written in English.

2.       Abstract and manuscripts formatted according to the instructions given below. 

3.       The manuscript should be typed single-spaced on A4 papers with following page setup: Margins: left 1.5", right 1", top1", bottom 1”, header 1", footer 0.5" Font: Times New Roman. Pages should be numbered in sequence, starting from the title page, at the top right corner.

4.       The manuscript should be arranged in the following order: Title (including name of Author/s and Affiliation), Abstract (maximum 250 words), Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements and References. The results and discussion could be combined if desired. Tables, figures etc. should be clearly drawn with captions. Photographs, if any, should be used only if they are essential to explain the results.

5.       The format to be used is as follows:

Section

Type style

Alignment

Font Size

Type Case

Title

Bold

Center

12

Upper

Author’s Name

Normal

Center

11

Upper

Authot’s Address

Normal and Italic

Center

11

Title

Absrtact

Normal

Center

12

Upper

Abstract Text

Bold

Justify

10

Sentence

Key Words

Bold

Left tab-1

10

Upper

Key word Text

Normal

Justify

10

Sentence

Introduction

Normal

Center

12

Upper

Introduction Text

Normal

Justify

12

Sentence

Materials and Methods

Normal

Center

12

Upper

Materials and Methods Text

Normal

Justify

12

Sentence

Sub Title

Bold

Left

12

Sentence

Table and Figure titles

Bold

Justify

10

Sentence

Table Headings

Normal and Italic

Jistify

10

Sentence

References

Normal

Center

12

Upper

Reference Text

Normal

Jistify

10

Sentence

       

 

- All non-English and technical terms should be underlined or in italics.

(eg. et al., viz., etc.)

- All units, dimensions, terms, symbols, abbreviations, etc., should be presented asrecommended by the Systeme International d’Unites (SI).

 

6.       Tables and figures with captions should be inserted in the typed text where appropriate. They should be numbered in the order of appearance in the text (eg. Table 1,Figer 1). All the tables and figures should be cited in the text and data presented in tables or figures should not be repeated in the text.

7.       The graphs drawn in the MS XL program are preferable.

8.       Colour photographs are acceptable and they should be of good contrast and intensity.

9.       The references should be arranged alphabetically. In the text, refer to author/s name (without initials) and year of publication.

 Example;

Santiapillai, C., M.R. Chambers, and N. Ishwaran.(1984). Aspects of the Ecology of the Asian      Elephant Elephas maximus in the Ruhuna National Park, Sri Lanka. Biological Conservation. 29: 47-61. 

10.    If reference is made in the text to a publication by 3 or more authors, the name of the first author should be used, followed by 'et al.'.

11.     Papers not formatted according the instructions given or sent after the deadlines will not be accepted.

 

For further details, visit  http://journals.dwc.gov.lk/index.php/wildlanka/index


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Yala National Park is the oldest national park in the Sri Lanka and it is extended over two provinces, namely Uva & Southern. It lies within Monaragala & Hambantota districts.Yala National Park covers about 97,880.7 hecters, the multifarious eco system ranging from the Moist Monsoon Forest to other natural compartment. Yala has been declared as a protected area in 1900 and it was a 389 km2 at that time. In 1909 Yala was declared as Sanctuary and gain gazette as a National Park in 25 th February 1938.

Yala National Park

Wilpttu National park is among the oldest and most important of protected areas in Sri Lanka. It also contains a number of important cultural sites. The sanctuary lies inland from the coast and is entirely within Northern Province. It is contiguous with the park, the intervening boundary being marked by the Moderagam Aru.

Wilpattu National Park

The Udawalawe National park which has acreage of 30,821 hectares, was declared as a National Park in 30 th June 1972 under the Fauna and Flora Protection ordinance. The park lies in the Rathnepura District in Sabaragamuwa Province Monaragala District in Uva Province. It forms of the largest conservation areas within these districts and largely comprises the lower and the immediate catchments of Udawalawe. The walawe reservoir is situated in the park and surface area of it at full supply level is about 3405 hectares.

Udawalawa NP

Horton plain, its surroundings forests and the adjoining Peak Wilderness, consolidate Sri Lanka’s most important catchment area of almost all the major rives. The plains are also of outstanding the habitats and endemic plants and animals representatives of the country wet and montage zones.

Horton Plains NP

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